Creating healthier communities, together

Providence’s community benefit investments reach out beyond the walls of care settings to touch lives in the places where relief, comfort and care are needed. Through programs and donations, health education, free care, medical research and more, we give back to our communities. Read more »

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Seriously-ill patients get help from free, home-based palliative care

Transitions program helps people who don’t qualify for hospice but are still facing a life-limiting illness and need help ....
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Our starting point for better health

Community Health Needs Assessments help us understand top health priorities of those who are poor and vulnerable ....
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Understanding community needs for better health

Providence spent $62 million in community benefit programs in 2016, guided by the Community Health Needs Assessment ....
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About Providence Health & Services

At Providence Health & Services, we are committed to providing for the needs of our communities – especially for those who are poor and vulnerable. In 2016, Providence Health & Services joined with St. Joseph Health to form Providence St. Joseph Health. Together, our diverse family of organizations employ more than 111,000 people who serve in 50 hospitals, 829 clinics and hundreds of programs and services in Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington.